3 hurt, 1 with serious injuries after crash on I-94 near Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Valley News Live) Three people were hurt, including one with serious injuries, after an icy conditions sent a driver onto the other side of I-94.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports it happened just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Troopers say 69-year-old James Mulfinger of Bismarck was driving east when his pickup slid across the median into the westbound lanes and crashed into an oncoming car.

Mulfinger suffered serious injuries, but troopers say they were not life threatening. The other driver and a 16-year-old passenger were treated for minor injuries.

Mulfinger was cited for Care Required.

The crash stopped traffic for a short time, and authorities worked to control traffic for nearly an hour while emergency crews cleared the road.

Troopers say blowing snow formed glazed ice in the wheel track area of the interstate at the time of the crash.